Rio Raj is an Indian actor and video jockey who works largely in Tamil movies and television. He is most known for his roles as Prank Star Shiva in the comedy-drama film “Nenjamundu Nermaiyundu Odu Raja” (2019) and Saravanan Veluchamy in Star Vijay’s “Saravanan Meenatchi” Season 3 (2016) with Rachitha Mahalakshmi.
|Nickname||Saravanan Meenatchi Rio or Rio or Sun Music Rio|
|Profession||Actor, Video Jockey, model, anchor|
|Height||5’8” or 1.73 m or 173 cm|
|Weight||75 kg or 165 lbs|
|Date of Birth||17th February 1989 (31 years old in 2020)|
|Birthplace||Erode, Tamil Nadu|
|School||Boys Government Higher Secondary School, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India|
|College/University||Guru Raghavendra Polytechnic College, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Net Worth||$1 million- $5 million|
Rio Raj Biography
Rio Raj (born February 17, 1989) is a well-known Tamil Entertainment Industry video jockey, actor, and anchor. Rio Raj was born and raised in the Tamil Nadu city of Erode in a middle-class household. He is a devout Christian. His father works at a small business in Erode, while his mother is a homemaker. Rio has been close to his parents since he was a toddler.
He completed his primary and secondary schooling at Boys Government Higher Secondary School in Erode, Tamil Nadu, before enrolling at Guru Raghavendra Polytechnic College to pursue a diploma in Computer Science Engineering. During his high school and undergraduate years, he worked as an anchor on several programs.
Rio Raj’s Age, Height, Weight
Rio Raj is now thirty years old. Rio Raj stands 1.73 m tall and weighs around 79 kg. His black hair and dark brown piercing eyes contribute to his endearing demeanor. He enjoys sporting a thick black mustache and a French-cut beard. He has no tattoos on his strong physique.
He began his acting career with Vijay TV. He rose to prominence after appearing in the television program Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Kalooriyin Kathai on one of Vijay TV’s finest networks. He then tried his hand as a VJ for Sun Music. Rio has been a member of Sun Music for the last three years, anchoring various programs. Because of his everlasting devotion to his work as an anchor, he earned the moniker “Sun Music Rio.” After anchoring for years, he was cast as the main actor in Saravanan Meenatchi Season 3 on Star Vijay.
Some of the most well-known programs he has hosted are Suda Suda Chennai, Your Attention Please, Kaloorikalam, Free Ah Vidu, and others. Galatta Nakshatra Awards presented him with the award for TV actor who made it to the silver screen in 2019. Rio has also won multiple Best Anchor accolades, which has pleased his supporters. Kamal Haasan announced him as one of the 16 participants on Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4 in 2020.
Achievements and Awards
Rio Raj has received several notable honors during his acting and anchoring career. In 2014, he received the “Vikatan Award” for “Best Anchor.” In 2017, he was named “Find of the Year” at the “Vijay Television Awards.” In 2019, he was named “Best Anchor of the Year” at the “Vijay Television Awards.” In the same year, he received the “Galatta Nakshatra Award” for best TV actor who made it to the big screen. Rio also received the “Rising Star Award” at the 2019 “Edison Awards” presentation. In “Behindwoods Gold Medals 7,” his short film earned the “Best Short Film Award.” He was nominated for several top prizes in a variety of categories.
Rio Raj’s Net Worth in 2022
Rio Raj’s net worth is believed to be between $1 million and $5 million dollars. He has made such amount of wealth from his primary career as a TV Actor.
Rio Rajs Wife, Marriage
Rio married his childhood girlfriend Sruthi Ravi on February 9, 2017, at the age of 28. As a pair, these two lovebirds appeared in the reality TV program Jodi Number 1. They were blessed with a lovely baby girl, Rithi, whom they named. Rio has been working hard to support his family as well as his job as an actor and video jockey since the birth of his lone kid.